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Chilliwack remains the most infectious city in the eastern Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland. BCCDC Map.

BCCDC: Case rates spike in Abbotsford, drop in Agassiz, Chilliwack’s remain worst

Vaccination rates increasing by percentage point per week across region

Chilliwack remains the most infectious city in the eastern Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland. BCCDC Map.
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VIDEO: Pedestrian killed by semi-truck on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police working to confirm identity of deceased man

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From Oct. 5 to Oct. 11, Chilliwack had the highest rate of infection in the Lower Mainland, at 34 daily cases per 100,000

BCCDC: Chilliwack remains COVID hotspot in eastern Fraser Valley

Vaccination rates slowly increasing week over week across region

From Oct. 5 to Oct. 11, Chilliwack had the highest rate of infection in the Lower Mainland, at 34 daily cases per 100,000
Projected returns of 7468 per cent over seven years, should have “should have provoked immediate alarm,” regulators said. (Black Press file photo).

Abbotsford financial broker pushing dubious investment handed 5-year ban, $15,000 penalty

Off-book solicitations promised ‘dangerously implausible’ returns, regulators say

Projected returns of 7468 per cent over seven years, should have “should have provoked immediate alarm,” regulators said. (Black Press file photo).
The dark purple represents over 20 new daily cases per 100,000. Chilliwack had the worst rate in the Lower Mainland from Sept 28. to Oct. 4, with 38 daily cases per 100,000.

BCCDC: Eastern Fraser Valley cases remain high, Chilliwack infections continue to spike

Vaccination rates remain lowest in Lower Mainland, but slowly increasing

The dark purple represents over 20 new daily cases per 100,000. Chilliwack had the worst rate in the Lower Mainland from Sept 28. to Oct. 4, with 38 daily cases per 100,000.
As of Oct. 4, Mission currently has the lowest number of fully vaccinated residents in the entire Lower Mainland, at 71 per cent, according to the BCCDC. Kevin Mills photo.

COVID outbreak declared at Mission Memorial Hospital

6 patients infected in one medicine unit

As of Oct. 4, Mission currently has the lowest number of fully vaccinated residents in the entire Lower Mainland, at 71 per cent, according to the BCCDC. Kevin Mills photo.
Active inventory by the end of September, 2021, is almost half of September last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

High sales, supply shortage continues for September, Fraser Valley Real Estate Board reports

2nd highest sales numbers ever for month, but inventory almost halved from last year

Active inventory by the end of September, 2021, is almost half of September last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The van being towed at 8 a.m. after it crashed into Mill Lake Church early Saturday morning. (Submitted photo/Susan Asaph)

Van crashes into Mill Lake Church in Abbotsford, causing ‘extensive damage’

Abbotsford Police say they’re investigating drugs and/or alcohol as potential factors

The van being towed at 8 a.m. after it crashed into Mill Lake Church early Saturday morning. (Submitted photo/Susan Asaph)
Stó:lō leaders unveiled the St. Mary’s House Post (left) and Coqualeetza House Post on Sept. 30, Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Images courtesy of Stó:lō First Nation.

Stó:lō Nation unveils memorial house posts at Mission and Chilliwack residential school sites

11-foot posts a work of ‘blood, sweat and tears’ said Yakweakwioose First Nation Chief Terry Horne

Stó:lō leaders unveiled the St. Mary’s House Post (left) and Coqualeetza House Post on Sept. 30, Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Images courtesy of Stó:lō First Nation.
Image courtesy of Brianna Strathdee.

Mission singer set to release debut single ‘Love Is Our Hero’

Shauna Singer has been singing since the age of 9 and is now stepping out of her comfort zone

Image courtesy of Brianna Strathdee.
The Pacific Agriculture Show is one of the many shows that rent space at the Tradex each year. Abbotsford News/file photo.

Critics call Tradex tender short-sighted; Abbotsford mayor says it’s just ‘fiscal discipline’

Tourism Abbotsford, industry leaders and event organizers continue to press city

The Pacific Agriculture Show is one of the many shows that rent space at the Tradex each year. Abbotsford News/file photo.
Patrick Penner photo.

PHOTOS: Thousands gather in Mission’s Heritage Park to hear Phyllis Webstad speak

Crowds listen in rain on Canada’s 1st National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Patrick Penner photo.
From left to right: MLA Bob D’Eith, Mayor Paul Horn, Kenny Braich, Minister of Municipal Affairs Josie Osborne, Bobby Braich and MLA Pam Alexis meet at the Braich property on Sept. 19, a day before work to complete the sewer crossing began.

Work on Mission’s sewer crossing resumes after two years of delays

A short history on the project’s many obstacles

From left to right: MLA Bob D’Eith, Mayor Paul Horn, Kenny Braich, Minister of Municipal Affairs Josie Osborne, Bobby Braich and MLA Pam Alexis meet at the Braich property on Sept. 19, a day before work to complete the sewer crossing began.
Fraser Valley vaccination rates are the lowest in the Lower Mainland, leading to a strain on local hospitals. BC CDC map.

Eastern Fraser Valley mayors band together to urge vaccinations

Lowest vaccination rate, highest infection rate force further restrictions

Fraser Valley vaccination rates are the lowest in the Lower Mainland, leading to a strain on local hospitals. BC CDC map.
Jason Klop filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court on Sept. 17, stating the college has no jurisdiction over his sale of FMT to buyers outside of Canada. Facebook photo.

Fraser Valley naturopath fights order to stop selling human poop in dubious treatments

Jason Klop takes legal action against College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C.

Jason Klop filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court on Sept. 17, stating the college has no jurisdiction over his sale of FMT to buyers outside of Canada. Facebook photo.
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UPDATE: Traffic slowly moving after Abbotsford crash blocks all westbound Highway 1 lanes

1 lane open after Mt. Lehman Rd. crash shuts down traffic, air ambulance called in

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Average daily case rate of new cases per 100,000 population, by local health area and community health service area, Sept. 13 - Sept. 19, 2021. BCCDC map.

BCCDC: Case rates increasing across the eastern Fraser Valley, Agassiz highest rate in Lower Mainland

Unvaccinated persons account for 77% of new cases, and 87% of hospitalizations

Average daily case rate of new cases per 100,000 population, by local health area and community health service area, Sept. 13 - Sept. 19, 2021. BCCDC map.
(Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Police investigating after crash kills 1, sends 2 to hospital

Police requesting video footage of Mt. Lehman Road collision

(Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis is suffering from a “health issue,” according to a statement released by the NDP Caucus. / File Photo

Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis suffers ‘health issue’

BC NDP Caucus releases statement regarding health of party member

Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis is suffering from a “health issue,” according to a statement released by the NDP Caucus. / File Photo
At least three RCMP vehicles and police tape still cordoned off a section of the road at 12 p.m. today, Sept. 21. Jamie Hayes photo.

UPDATE: Vehicle seized by Mission RCMP following hit-and-run collision that sent woman to hospital

Grey Dodge pickup truck strikes pedestrian at designated cross walk

At least three RCMP vehicles and police tape still cordoned off a section of the road at 12 p.m. today, Sept. 21. Jamie Hayes photo.